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Estimating Cone and Seed Production and Monitoring Pest Damage in Southern Pine Seed OrchardsAuthor(s): Carl W. Fatzinger; H. David Muse; Thomas Miller; Helen T. Bhattacharyya
Source: Res. Pap. SE-271. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 40 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionField sampling procedures and computer programs are described for monitoring seed production and pest damage in southern pine seed orchards. The system estimates total orchard yields of female strobili and seeds, quantifies pest damage, determines times of year when losses occur, and produces life tables for female strobili. An example is included to illustrate the sampling procedures and the operation of user-friendly computer programs.
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CitationFatzinger, Carl W.; Muse, H. David; Miller, Thomas; Bhattacharyya, Helen T. 1988. Estimating Cone and Seed Production and Monitoring Pest Damage in Southern Pine Seed Orchards. Res. Pap. SE-271. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 40 p.
KeywordsCone and seed insects, cone and seed diseases, sampling, seed orchard production, survey
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